Default mingw _WIN32_WINNT

Rainer Emrich
Tue May 5 09:05:17 GMT 2020

Hi Corinna,

Am 05.05.2020 um 10:54 schrieb Corinna Vinschen:
> Therefore it might be a good idea to bump the default for these
> Cygwin-related headers to at least 0x0600.
> Setting them to 0x0602 sounds like a good idea, but as long as we didn't
> drop Vista or W7 support it might be premature.
> Btw., checking Cygwin sources for Vista and W7-specific code, it turned
> out that actually very few lines of code handle Vista or W7-specific
> workarounds.  The advantage of removing the code is pretty minor, so I
> didn't push the changes.  While it's a bad idea to keep Vista and W7
> running (at least attached to the internet), we can support them a while
> longer.
I would expect support for Windows 7 as long as the Micsrosoft ESU
program is active.



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